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  Katherine Castro
Katherine Castro

Player Profile
Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Pinecrest, Florida

High School:
Miami Palmetto Senior High

Last College:
Miami (OH)

Height:
5-10

11/21/2014

Pitt Tennis Fall Season Recap

Panthers perform well at nation's top collegiate tournaments

11/06/2014

Tennis Concludes Fall Season at Harvard Invite

Panthers look to end Fall competition on a high note.

10/19/2014

Blakely and Ogungbesan Advance in Doubles at ITA Atlantic Regional

Pitt to take on VCU in doubles with a berth to the Final Four on the line

10/17/2014

Molly Wickman, Pitt Doubles Advance at ITA Regionals

Action continues on Saturday in Blacksburg.

10/16/2014

Tennis Heads to Blacksburg for ITA Atlantic Regional

All seven Panthers to play in ITA Regional.

AS A REDSHIRT SOPHOMORE (2013-14): Match-by-Match Results: Started the season with a singles victory over Morehead State's Sandrine Beaule, winning 6-1, 6-1...Won her first doubles match of the year (8-4) with teammate Kimmy Borza against Youngstown State's Nehel Sahni and Dominika Lackova...Recorded a singles win over Robert Morris's Marie-Sophie Heine 6-3, 6-1, helping the Panthers to a team victory over the Colonials...Capped off her doubles season with a victory over Heini Salonen and Emily Safron from Boston College, 8-6, with partner Molly Wickman in the ACC Tournament...Castro finished the season with a singles record of 5-15 and a doubles record of 7-6.

2012-13: Sat out due to NCAA transfer rules.

FRESHMAN (2011-12 AT MIAMI, OHIO): Went 5-7 for the year in singles play, including a 2-2 record in dual matches...played the No. 6 position...posted two impressive victories over Vanderbilt in the spring season...recorded a 4-2 record in doubles play with all the matches taking place in the fall.

HIGH SCHOOL
Played at No. 1 doubles position for four years...played at No. 1 singles position for three years...won the District and Regional Team Championship her sophomore year and came in second in the state...won the District Championship her sophomore year and qualified for the State Championship for both doubles and singles...inducted into the Miami-Palmetto Senior High Sports Hall of Fame her senior year and was the Miami Herald Athlete of the Year in 2010-2011...team was GMAC and District champions in 2010-2011 season...captain of the team her junior and senior years.

PERSONAL
Daughter of Tony and Carol Castro...is the oldersister of Antonio and Olivia...majoring in Biological Sciences and plans to attend nursing school after graduation